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accustomed
used in Lonesome Dove

9 uses
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Definition
to be or to become psychologically or physically used to something

(used to is an expression that means someone has adapted to and has an expectation of something so it does not seem unusual)
  • Jake Spoon was unaccustomed to Bolivar's habits and grimaced unhappily as the banging continued.
    Chapters 9-10 (38% in)
  • Accustomed as she was to hard doings, it had still taken Lorena a while to get used to the way Lippy slurped when he was eating, and she had once had a dream in which a cowboy walked by Lippy and buttoned the lip to his nose as if it were the flap of a pocket.
    Chapters 3-4 (67% in)
  • He would plan, of course, to make himself available for chores when she required him—otherwise life could go on in its accustomed way.
    Chapters 11-12 (80% in)
  • But if the townspeople of Fort Smith had not considered him, the same couldn't be said for Louisa Brooks, who was giving him a good deal more consideration than he was accustomed to.
    Chapters 36-37 (65% in)
  • Even men accustomed all their lives to sudden death didn't expect it to happen to Gus McCrae.
    Chapters 58-59 (61% in)
  • Rough as the place was, accustomed as they all were to sudden death, they felt they had seen something extraordinary, something they would rather not have seen.
    Chapters 85-86 (41% in)
  • He had grown accustomed to sleeping late and sitting outside the tent with Lorena in the mornings.
    Chapters 89-90 (2% in)
  • Though accustomed to his silences, none of the men could remember him being that silent.
    Chapters 97-98 (48% in)
  • Even Betsey and Sally, accustomed to chattering through supper, competing for the men's attention, were subdued by their mother's silence, and merely attended to serving.
    Chapters 101-102 (23% in)

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